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  • Short Summary

    Massive celebrations for May Day in Prague.

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    Unissued / unused material - location and date unclear or unknown.

    Prague, Czechoslovakia.

    LS A hillside showing cherry trees in bloom. Various CUs branches laden with cherry blossom.

    LS A procession passing over a bridge in Prague. MS Various shots of workers in the parade, carrying flags. LS Mass meeting of Popular Democrat Party in small side Square, where statues are seen.

    LS Elevated view of Czech Socialists mass gathering in Old Town Square.

    LS The Communist Mass Meeting in Wenceslas Sq.

    LS The Social Democrats meeting. VS Vice Premier Fierlinger addressing the above meeting. Various shots of the parade showing women. VS of parade with lots of flags. LS A maypole passes, the flower chains are held by young girls in national costume. CU Premier Klement Gottwald stands on platform overlooking street where the procession passes, waving and smiling. More shots of parade.

    Old record suggests material dates from May 1947.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:19:00 / 01:46:17:00
    UN 1683 B

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